Near Surface Summits and Panel Discussion

The Ancillary Education Sessions at SEG19 included two Near Surface Summits and a Near Surface Panel Discussion focused on recent advancements and methodologies in near surface geophysics.

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Solving Near-Surface Problems with Geophysics and Engineering
Near Surface Panel Discussion

17 September 2019
12:05 PM - 1:05 PM

Convention Center: Room 221A

Panelists: Dr. Stacey Tucker-Kulesza, K-State University; Dr. Joseph Coe, Temple University; Dr. Mark Everett, Texas A&M University; Jacob Spinsby, Terracon

Engineers and geophysicists often focus on the same near-surface problems, and in some cases collaborate on the same projects, but information can sometimes get lost in translation.  It is important that both professions utilize each other's expertise effectively so that these problems can be solved efficiently to reduce the opportunity for future failures.  This panel aims to provide students and professionals with a better understanding of how the engineering and geophysical communities are working together and how they can work together better.  Panelists will include engineering and geophysics faculty members as well as working professionals in the engineering sector to provide perspectives from research and development to practical applications.

Advances in Unmanned Airborne System (UAS) Geophysics
SEG Near Surface Summit

19 September 2019
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Convention Center: Room 217A

This summit has been canceled.

Near-Surface Geophysics for Archaeological and Forensic Applications
SEG Near Surface Summit

19 September 2019
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Convention Center: Room 217D

.75 CEUs

This workshop will teach participants the different geophysical methods that are commonly used for archaeological and forensic investigations; the types of targets that are commonly identified at these sites; strategies for survey design when collecting data at these sites; strategies for interpreting and/or ground-truthing the data collected; best practices for working with the broader community at these sites, and possible funding mechanisms for national and international studies.

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SEG San Antonio 2019

15-20 September 2019
Henry B. González Convention Center
900 E Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205

Phone: 918-497-4644
Email: [email protected]

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